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USPSTF: Evidence Still Lacking for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Evidence currently inadequate for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of screening for atrial fibrillation in asymptomatic adults

Screening Nonsmokers May Up Lung Cancer Overdiagnosis, Spurious Survival Rates

Promoting low-dose CT screening among mostly nonsmoking women increased detection of early-stage, but not late-stage, lung cancers

COVID-19 Rapid Test Makers Struggling to Meet Demand

However, government's order for the free test kits is in addition to existing supply and does not interfere with existing orders

2021 USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Expand Eligibility

Compared with 2013 USPSTF criteria, more patients eligible for lung cancer screening with less racial disparity in access

White House Launches Website for Free Home COVID-19 Tests a Day Ahead of Schedule

Early launch due to 'beta testing'; website currently working at 'limited capacity' ahead of official Wednesday debut

Kidney Failure Risk Equation Bests eGFR for Predicting ESKD

KFRE score >20 percent had similar specificity, higher sensitivity for predicting end-stage kidney disease than eGFR <20 mL/min/1.73 m2

Real-World, Rapid COVID-19 Testing Shows Few False Positives

Cluster of false-positive results likely the result of manufacturing issues, rather than implementation

BinaxNOW Test Catches COVID-19 Infection in Many People, Study Shows

Earlier preliminary studies had raised questions about whether rapid antigen tests might be less sensitive to omicron than other variants

White House to Give Schools 10 Million Free COVID-19 Tests Every Month

First shipments are expected later this month

U.S. Insurers Must Cover Eight COVID-19 At-Home Tests a Month: White House

Under the plan, people who provide insurance information at certain pharmacies will be able to get the tests with no out-of-pocket costs